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hits a 15-year-old girl putting her in the hospital. she is in stable condition this morning. news 4's derrick ward joins us live from the school with the latest. good morning, derrick. >> reporter: good morning. well, authorities are still trying to determine what the fights were about. i say fights because there apparently were several. reports started coming from the neighborhoods and that brought police to the scene here. now it happened yesterday evening as the game against clarksburg high school was breaking up here at watkins mill high school in gaithersburg. again, police started getting reports of fights in the neighborhood. as they were responding several police officers were here already as other police officers responded according to montgomery county police a 15-year-old tenth grader ran between two parked cruisers and was struck by another cruiser that was responding to the scene. she was tended to quickly by emergency personnel already on the scene and as i said she remains hospitalized in stable condition. now authorities at the school here say that they are taking step
dancing on point, even if it hurts. >> the "point" being made in this p.s.a. is that pain should not be ignored. >> you're not going to disappoint your parents and coaches. you'll actually help them, because if they know there's a problem, potentially, you can look into it and address it before it becomes a bigger problem that they may actually have to pull you out of sports. [ whistle blows ] >> so keep in mind this advice -- don't play through pain. tell your coaches and parents when you're not feeling right, ask to play different positions on the team so you're not always stressing the same parts of your body, and avoid playing the same sport all year round. the idea is not to let a small injury turn into a big problem. for "tkn," i'm scott. >> there's more "teen kids news" coming up next. >> we'll be right back. >> nowadays, girls have all kinds of goals, from astronaut to zookeeper. but as veronique reports, there's another title that many consider a "crowning" achievement. >> being miss teen u.s.a. is an unbelievable dream. >> danielle doty is living the dream -- a dream sh
europeans arrived, 10 flags have flown over the territory. that's more than any other u.s. state. in 1519, spanish explorers planted their flag. they were followed by the french in 1682. later on, napoleon's tricolor was displayed. then, in 1763, great britain gained a foothold in the region. in 1810, local colonists united against the british under a flag known as "the bonnie blue." finally, in 1812, louisiana achieved statehood. it looked like the stars and stripes were here to stay. but with the civil war, louisiana withdrew from the union. it declared itself a republic -- with its own flag, of course, but two months later, it joined the confederacy. louisianans would live under two different confederate flags before the war ended. finally in 1912, louisiana adopted the flag we see today. >> the louisiana flag, i love, because it's a story of unconditional love. what the settlers saw, according to louisiana legend, when they first arrived there were these brown pelicans. and if food was scarce, what the mother pelicans would do was peck at their breasts until they bled, and they would
here at medinah as the u.s. has a 5-3 lead after the first three days. they were tied 2-2 after yesterday's morning foursomes, but the americans getting the better of europe yesterday afternoon. let's get you update on the matches that started just about 40 minutes again. a beautiful shot from the bunker. by justin rose after his partner, ian poulter, put it there. rose sets poulter up for a birdie at the very first hole and poulter, who just seems to be wired for this type of competition, first putt of the day is in for a birdie and poulter and rose quickly take the 1-up lead. and then the second shot at the par 4 3rd. this was webb simpson. again teaming up with bubba watson from 86 yards out. stiffs it. that produces a run for the united states as watson and simpson have squared it up. bradley and mickelson who went yesterday against lee westwood and luke donald. this was phil mickelson at the opening hole, par 4 433 yard hole. mickelson stiffs it. that set up a u.s. win there at the first, but a birdie to have it. could have had it as donald had a chance at it as westwood hi
coupons was just the beginning. they stretched their buying power even further by reaching out to the y.s.a. -- youth service america. headquartered in washington, d.c., y.s.a. helps kids find financing. if you have a good idea for a public service project, y.s.a. can help you get what's called "grant money." in this case, a company named sodexo liked the coupon idea and wrote a check. >> we won a $500 grant from this company, and we were supposed to use it to shop for food, using coupons. >> we're working with the sodexo foundation, and they gave a grant to us, which we re-granted out. and the extreme-couponing young people took that idea and multiplied the effect of that grant to really affect hunger in their community in a positive way. >> we got the coupons from parents and students who brought them into school and put them in boxes for collecting. >> and a lot of people don't even use the circulars, the coupons that come in their sunday or weekend newspaper. so we had un-- it was an untapped resource. >> the kids also collected coupons outside their local supermarket, which became a
they're predicted to hit the earth, they wouldn't. >> it's not science fiction. in the 1990s, nasa sent an unmanned spacecraft to study a giant asteroid named "eros." not only did the craft orbit the asteroid several times, it actually landed on it. [ crash ] you can check out the latest on neos by going to nasa's website. there's a link to it at teenkidsnews.com. >> we're currently tracking well over 7,000 near-earth objects, near-earth asteroids, and comets. none of them represent a serious threat for the next hundred years. >> but we do get close calls, like this one, named "yu55." nasa saw it coming back in 2005 and projected a path that would bring it within about 200,000 miles -- just a stone's throw away in galactic distance. its recent flyby gave us an opportunity to study it closely, and that's good, because neos could serve a purpose in the future. >> so, near-earth objects are not just threats, they may be the watering holes and fueling stations for future interplanetary travel. >> so, next time you see a falling star, make a wish. wish that we don't hatoo close an encounter
a national anthem, they called it a national air, but it really wasn't until the 1920s that a grassroots movement came afoot to make it official, and herbert hoover signed it into a resolution and public law in 1931. >> what are some of the highlights of the bicentennial exhibit? >> we have a lot going on for the bicentennial. we have our new state-of-the-art visitor and education center, where we have 5,000 square feet of pure awesome exhibits. you can vote on declaring the war of 1812, an interesting imax movie that puts you in the center of the action, and fort mchenry is getting all new exhibits inside the old fort, so it's an incredible story, and it's never been told like it has been right now for the bicentennial. >> ♪ o say does that star-spangled banner yet wave ♪ ♪ o'er the land of the free ♪ and the home of the brave? >> yes, it does. 200 years later, our flag still proudly waves, spangled with a lot more stars. for "tkn," i'm carly. >> we're continuing our special coverage of 9/11/2001. on that day, terrorists hijacked four planes. two were flown into new york city's
was negotiating the release of a prisoner -- an american prisoner of f war -- and so he s there for the whole bombardment, and he saw the entire battle. and his name was francis scott key. >> we'll have more on the history of "the star-spangled banner" when "tkn" continues. [ fifes and drums play ] [ cannon fires ] >> fort mchenry was the only thing standing in between the british ships and baltimore city. >> ♪ o say can you see by the dawn's early light ♪ >> why did key write that first line? >> "o say can you see"? key wasn't sure who won the fight. it was dark the morning after the battle. he's looking through a spyglass, and then he sees the giant american flag going over the fort and realizes that the americans held out, the americans won, and that inspired him to write the poem the "defence of fort mchenry." >> ♪ what so proudly we hailed ♪ at the twilight's last gleaming ♪ ♪ whose broad stripes and bright stars ♪ ♪ through the perilous fight >> when francis scott key wrote his poem, there were only 15 stars and 15 stripes on the american flag. >> ♪ o'er the ramparts w
. it is a national historic landmark. fewer than 3% of all historic sites in the u.s. are national historic landmarks. >> this museum is dedicated to preserving important pieces of photographic history, like this camera, which took the famous photo at iwo jima during world war ii. >> we also have the first photograph of lightning. >> eastman didn't just revolutionize photography. he helped thomas edison invent a whole new way to make pictures move. >> they basically took the film from the kodak, slit it in half -- which is where you get 35 millimeter from -- added the perforation so the film would go evenly through the camera, and, hence, we have the 35-millimeter film that was used for -- well, still in use today. >> eastman's contributions led to the development of this movie camera. it was used to make "the wizard of oz." walking through the mansion is like stepping back into the life and times of the successful industrialist. >> we continue as much as we can of what eastman used to do when he lived here. >> hands-on exhibits teach guests of all ages about early photography. >> we have many items
a state forest preserve, in the 1940s. >> the solution is to have the land that was taken by the federal government returned to the people of new york state, and that can only be done by removing the rails and going to court. >> this project has yet to be derailed by lawsuits, and ellis sees more opportunities across the nation. >> this is something that's just gonna continue to grow over the next decade. >> for "teen kids news," i'm molly line, "fox news channel in the classroom." >> this is a red, white, and blue edition of "teen kids news," so for our "speak of the week," we asked you to tell us what makes you proud to be an american. >> america -- you have a lot of opportunities, and we have freedoms that other countries don't have, so it's just nice to be able to be say what you want and do what you want and have the opportunity to, like, succeed in your career or whatever you choose to do >> i mean, the fact that people come from all over the world to this country for an opportunity is amazing. >> i'm proud to be an american because this is a free country and everyone has rights an
at offshore rigs, causing long lines at gas stations with people filling up their cars and generators. the u.s. anti-doping agency stripping lance armstrong of his record seven tour de france titles and banning him from the sport for life, charging that armstrong's wins, which made him a global sports icon following his battle against cancer, were aided by banned substances including steroids and blood doping. armstrong giving up his years-long fight against the charges, calling the investigation "an unconstitutional witch hunt." but he is maintaining his innocence. >> that's one small step for a man... one giant leap for mankind. >> u.s. astronaut neil armstrong, the first man on the moon, has died at the age of 82. armstrong commanded the apollo 11 spacecraft that landed on the moon july 20, 1969 -- the moonwalk marking america's victory in the cold war space race. an estimated 600 million people watched and listened to the moon landing. only 12 american astronauts have walked on the moon between 1969 and the last moon mission in 1972. for "teen kids news," i'm laura ingle, "fox news channel
-school graduation rates, the u.s. does pretty poorly. in fact, compared to other countries, we're all the way down in 17th place. that's why school attendance is so important. >> attendance is the greatest predictor of high-school graduation rates. that means if you want to graduate from high school, the most important thing you can do is actually to go to school every day. >> statistics show kids who miss 10 days or more a year are more likely to drop out. to succeed at school, you have to show up. >> and it's about working hard. it's about being prompt and on time. it's about understanding the importance of education. >> that's why ne-yo and lots of other celebs are part of the get schooled program. they're lending their voices to heyou get going in the morning. >> good morning, students. this is nicki minaj. i'm on the line today for get schooled, reminding you how important it is to get to school on time every day. trust me. nothing is more important to your future than your education. >> getting a wake-up call from stars like nicki minaj gives even good students an extra boost. >> they're exc
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